e-Bulletin for 01/11/2018

In this issue:

  • Message From the New Division Chair
  • NOAA 2017 US Disaster Report
  • And more!

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Announcing our Second Annual Student Essay Contest

StudentEssayContest

The Sustainable Communities Division is welcoming submissions for its annual student essay contest. The contest aims to recognize and foster the academic excellence of university students pursuing studies in fields related to sustainable community planning.

  • First place: One undergraduate student and one graduate student will receive awards of $250 each.
  • Second Place: One undergraduate student and one graduate will receive awards of $150 each.
Essays may be on any subject that address items in the APA’s Sustainability Policy Framework through a planning perspective. (You can review the framework at https://planning-org-uploaded-media.s3.amazonaws.com/document/Sustainability-Policy-Framework.pdf )
All submissions are due by Friday, March 16, 2018 at 5:00pm Pacific Time, and winners will be recognized at the Sustainable Communities Division’s Reception at the 2018 APA National Conference in New Orleans, LA.

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e-Bulletin for 12/14/2017

In this issue:

  • How a Radical Mixing of Cars of People Works As Planned
  • Urban Infrastructure As A Battleground for Transportation Innovators
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 11/30/2017

In this issue:

  • Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities
  • Chicago’s Zoning Assessment
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 11/16/2017

In this issue:

  • Mapping air pollution using Google Street View cars
  • Smart cities versus responsive cities
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 11/02/2017

 

In this issue:

  • Documentary exploring the Experimental City
  • Santa Monica looks into the relationship between happiness and city policy
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 10/19/2017

 

In this issue:

  • Amsterdam rethink traffic light’s role
  • Cities leading in connected transportation
  • And more!

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